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Govt abolishes daily parking fees requirement for taxis, buses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Local Government Tom Butiime has announced that all daily parking fees for commercial vehicles across the country have been abolished. A new arrangement for monthly and annual payments has been put in place. Butiime also announced that privatisation of revenue collection to private entities and persons is …

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URA eyes bigger taxpayer’s appreciation week with Museveni

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | President Yoweri Museveni is expected to attend this year’s Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) taxpayer’s appreciation week taking place from Sept. 27-29 at Kololo Independence Grounds. The 12th event is open for the general public. This time around, beyond URA sharing taxpayer information, other government ministries and …

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COMMENT: Why the URA new home is critical

Kampala, Uganda | COMMENT | UGANDA MEDIA CENTRE |   As Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) strives to improve customer service under the Modernisation Programme, using client centred approaches, there are several fragmented processes handled in different locations. URA incurs a lot of expenses on communication and travel between the various offices to …

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URA Sh500bn short of target but sees 13% growth in revenue for FY2016/17

  URA Sh500bn short of target but collects 12.7 trilltion-  13% growth in revenue for FY2016/17 Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Revenue Authority has today officially released its revenue performance for FY2016/17 indicating a 13.2% growth in revenue collection compared to the year before. According to the revenue performance report, Shs 12.7 trillion …

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LIVE: URA annual budget breakfast

Uganda Revenue Authority  (URA) is today holding public budget breakfast meetings at four venues across the country – in Kampala, Mbale, Mbarara and Gulu. According to the Commissioner General of URA Doris Akol, “the budget breakfast being held today provides an opportunity to discuss and understand the new tax policy …

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URA recognises top 20 tax-paying educational institutions

URA recognises top 20 tax paying educational institutions Uganda Revenue Authority has released a list of top 20 tax payers in the education sector ahead of June 8 – the day Finance Minister Matia Kasaija presents the 2017/18 national budget. According to a notice released by URA’s Commissioner General, Doris Akol …

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